U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Congo: U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program

Deadline: 13 July 2018

U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Congo is seeking applications for “U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program” to improve the basic economic and social conditions of the village or community and should benefit the greatest number of people possible.

The goal of this program is to encourage community involvement and the use of local resources and expertise to improve basic economic and social conditions of the local community.

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH) assists Congolese community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that benefit entire communities.  SSH grants in the Republic of Congo have contributed to agricultural modernization, economic development, combatting gender-based violence, improving sanitation, empowering women, improving learning conditions, and expanding access to clean water, health services, and education.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $35,000
  • Award Ceiling: $10,000
  • Award Floor: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants from this program are awarded to non-governmental organizations and community groups to carry out small development projects.
  • Preference will be given to project proposals that support diversification of the economy, empower women and youth, and promote English language capability.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program.

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